peter at circlesquared.com
Mon Feb 21 12:04:56 GMT 2005
On Mon, 2005-02-21 at 03:48 -0800, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> > On Mon, 2005-02-21 at 11:52 +0200, Chris Knipe wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I have 4 FreeBSD Servers connected to a Cisco 2950 all doing
> > inter-VLAN
> > > routing. Everything is working right, but one server is
> > getting absurdly
> > > high latency through the VLANs.
> > [...]
> > > Now, the problematic box is running a RealTek card,
> > Ugh. You don't say which one, but I just cured a prob with nfs by
> > replacing a brand new Realtek card with an old digital NIC that was
> > lying around. Not for the first time, I vow never to use Realtek cards
> > again.
> Realteks seem to have a problem detecting and setting up for the correct
> speed/duplex. (The 10/100 versions, that is) If you leave them in AUTO
> negotiation mode they only work right if connected to a 10/100 switch.
> Otherwise if you have problems they work fine if you hard code the
> speed/duplex in the /etc/rc.conf file.
I still feel an aversion to the rl cards, but thanks very much for the
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